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Messaggio da richelieu » 13 agosto 2012, 16:48

bigshot ha scritto:
richelieu ha scritto:Trapianto del cervello ..... :doc: :nurse:
Curiosity's brain transplant .....

As part of the preparations to start science missions and driving on the surface of Mars, the Curiosity team is busy uploading new software to the rover.
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Così vedremo un rover brikkato su Marte :mrgreen:
..... brikkato ..... :wallb:

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Messaggio da sochmer » 14 agosto 2012, 13:11

Beh... Brikkato è brikkato... poi se lo brikkano realmente su marte son problemi

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Messaggio da richelieu » 14 agosto 2012, 14:39

Brick ..... Immagine

Brick Wall ..... Immagine

Brickato ..... Immagine

O no ? ..... :wallb:

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Messaggio da sochmer » 14 agosto 2012, 15:10

non so parlare il giovanesco io :mrgreen:

se riesco a trovare i pezzi lo costruisco :mrgreen:

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Messaggio da MatteF88 » 14 agosto 2012, 15:47

Yoo regaz ci sapete a nastro!! :mrgreen:

Cosa vuol dire brikkato?

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Messaggio da sidew » 14 agosto 2012, 16:18

Bricking a device e' un termine molto diffuso nella telefonia, quando sblocchi il firmware dell'iPhone con uno crackato per poter installare app non autorizzate da apple, o per firmware moddati o non ufficiali, nel caso di android. Ogni errore spesso e' catastrofico e al posto del telefono ti trovi una mattonella inutilizzabile, da cui il termine brick. :mrgreen:
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sidew ha scritto:Bricking a device e' un termine molto diffuso nella telefonia, quando sblocchi il firmware dell'iPhone con uno crackato per poter installare app non autorizzate da apple, o per firmware moddati o non ufficiali, nel caso di android. Ogni errore spesso e' catastrofico e al posto del telefono ti trovi una mattonella inutilizzabile,
da cui il termine brick.
:mrgreen:
Spiegazione ineccepibile ..... anche se non ci ho capito un tubo ..... :oops:

Neanch'io, come dice sochmer, "so parlare il giovanesco" ..... :wink:

Mi consola comunque il fatto che, pur essendoci andato a lume di naso, avevo indovinato che all'origine del termine brikkato ci fosse la parola brick ..... =D>

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Messaggio da MatteF88 » 14 agosto 2012, 18:41

sidew ha scritto:Bricking a device e' un termine molto diffuso nella telefonia, quando sblocchi il firmware dell'iPhone con uno crackato per poter installare app non autorizzate da apple, o per firmware moddati o non ufficiali, nel caso di android. Ogni errore spesso e' catastrofico e al posto del telefono ti trovi una mattonella inutilizzabile, da cui il termine brick. :mrgreen:
Sarebbe il jailbreaking quindi?

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Messaggio da sochmer » 14 agosto 2012, 19:35

MatteF88 ha scritto:
sidew ha scritto:Bricking a device e' un termine molto diffuso nella telefonia, quando sblocchi il firmware dell'iPhone con uno crackato per poter installare app non autorizzate da apple, o per firmware moddati o non ufficiali, nel caso di android. Ogni errore spesso e' catastrofico e al posto del telefono ti trovi una mattonella inutilizzabile, da cui il termine brick. :mrgreen:
Sarebbe il jailbreaking quindi?
no, sarebbe il danno causato da un cambio di firmware andato a male

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Messaggio da AirGek » 14 agosto 2012, 19:40

Se usano lo stesso software della gopro prima ci mette tutto il tempo a scaricare il firmware dopodichè ti dice che ha fallito l'aggiornamento e ti lascia con un pugno di mosche... :evil:
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Messaggio da richelieu » 14 agosto 2012, 21:09

:ontopic: ..... OK ..... possiamo tornare su Marte ? .....

In questa immagine scattata dallo spazio si può vedere il rover "Curiosity" ..... è quel puntino chiaro situato al centro dell' area di colore blu .....

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Curiosity in Exaggerated Color .....

This color-enhanced view of NASA's Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars was taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter as the satellite flew overhead. Colors have been enhanced to show the subtle color variations near the rover, which result from different types of materials.

The descent stage blast pattern around the rover is clearly seen as relatively blue colors (true colors would be more gray).

Curiosity landed within Gale Crater, a portion of which is pictured here. The mountain at the center of the crater, called Mount Sharp, is located out of frame to the southeast. North is up.

This image was acquired at an angle of 30 degrees from straight down, looking west. Another image looking more directly down will be acquired in five days, completing a stereo pair along with this image.

The scale of this image cutout is about 12 inches (31 centimeters) per pixel.

HiRISE is one of six instruments on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The University of Arizona, Tucson, operates the orbiter's HiRISE camera, which was built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Boulder, Colo. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Project for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, Washington. Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver, built the spacecraft.

Image credit: NASNASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona
La stessa immagine ..... ma in grande formato (3022 x 2515 pixel) .....

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Messaggio da bigshot » 14 agosto 2012, 22:56

Giusto per concludere la question brick o non brick...
All'avvio dell'aggiornamento ci saranno 8 ore di stop nelle comunicazioni con la terra... e, ad ogni modo, questo è il sistema operativo http://www.windriver.com/products/vxworks/ :mrgreen:

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Messaggio da sidew » 15 agosto 2012, 10:46

bigshot ha scritto:questo è il sistema operativo http://www.windriver.com/products/vxworks/ :mrgreen:
VxWorks.... Quanti ricordi... quando sono stato assunto al lavoro, 14 anni fa, il primo progetto si basava appunto su vxworks...
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Comincerà a muoversi verso la metà della prossima settimana .....
Mars Curiosity Eyes First Moves Next Week .....

By Guy Norris

Source: AWIN First - August 14, 2012


NASA is on track to move the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity rover for the first time on the red planet’s surface around the middle of next week, according to controllers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab in California.

Preparations for the move come midway through Sol 9 on Mars (Aug. 14), as the MSL team nears the halfway point in the lengthy process of checking out and commissioning the rover’s 10 major science instruments and other avionics and mechanical systems.

Toward the end of the initial instrument checkout phase, engineers will test the rover’s steering actuation system. This evaluation of the actuators on four of the vehicle’s six wheels is scheduled for Sol 13, and paves the way for the first planned movement on Sol 15.

“It will just be a short drive — a few meters,” says JPL MSL mission manager Michael Watkins. The initial maneuver will include a drive forward, followed by a turn and then backing up. “We want to turn in an area that we can see,” he says.

A new flight software load (version 10.0) optimized for surface operations was successfully uploaded between Aug. 10 and Aug. 13. The new load includes improved image processing for obstacles and other potential hazards, which will aid the rover’s driving autonomy, as well as software for controlling the tools at the end of Curiosity’s robotic arm. Although described earlier by NASA as a “brain transplant,” MSL avionics chief engineer Jim Donaldson says, “I prefer to think of it as an intellectual upgrade.”

Planning for the route that Curiosity will take as it searches for signs of former life on Mars is ongoing. The science team has several candidates in mind, including an exposed area of multiple sediments and rock types around 8 km from the rover. The ultimate target is a zone of exposed clays and sulfite-bearing areas on the lower slopes of Mt. Sharp, the central feature dominating Gale Crater, in which Curiosity landed on Aug. 5.

Although the target area is only a few kilometers away, the JPL team expects it to take around one year to navigate through dunes and around obstacles to make it “a few 100 meters up in elevation” on the slopes of the 5.5-km tall mountain, according to MSL deputy project scientist Ashwin Vasavada. Curiosity is expected to drive “something like a football field a day” and will “have to find a gap in the dune field to give us safe passage.” There will also be “some challenges that will slow us down,” he adds.

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Ultime da Marte .....
Curiosity Team Plans Test Drive, Assesses Sensor Damage .....
Fonte ..... http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.asp ... 488313.xml

NASA Mars Rover Begins Driving at Bradbury Landing .....
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spettacolare!!
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Messaggio da Fran65 » 27 agosto 2012, 17:49

...ok ragazzi si comincia,
primi avvistamenti di presunta vita aliena.... :?
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Messaggio da MatteF88 » 27 agosto 2012, 19:27

"Ancient Martian Finger...Possible Nail"
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
ma non c'hanno un c***o da fare questi!

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Messaggio da gattovolante » 28 agosto 2012, 1:02

Anche la scarpa non male :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Messaggio da Hartmann » 28 agosto 2012, 9:41

Mi chiedo una cosa, i dati dalla sonda alla Terra vengono trasemessi via radio, suppongo in chiaro, che strumenti ci vorrebbero per catturarli?

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Messaggio da Fran65 » 28 agosto 2012, 10:10

gattovolante ha scritto:Anche la scarpa non male :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
...già, un birkenstock depositato dall'alta marea, 'sti zozzoni di marziani... :alien:
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Hartmann ha scritto:Mi chiedo una cosa, i dati dalla sonda alla Terra vengono trasemessi via radio, suppongo in chiaro, che strumenti ci vorrebbero per catturarli?
Communications: Curiosity is equipped with several means of communication, for redundancy.
An X band small deep space transponder for communication directly to Earth, and a UHF Electra-Lite software-defined radio for communicating with Mars orbiters.[26]:46
The X-band system has one radio, with a 15 W power amplifier, and two antennas: a low-gain omnidirectional antenna that can communicate with Earth at very low data rates (15 bit/s at maximum range), regardless of rover orientation, and a high-gain antenna that can communicate at speeds up to 32 kbit/s, but must be aimed.
The UHF system has two radios (approximately 9 W transmit power[26]:81), sharing one omnidirectional antenna.
This can communicate with the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and Odyssey orbiter at speeds up to 2 Mbit/s and 256 kbit/s, respectively, but each orbiter is only able to communicate with Curiosity for about 8 minutes per day.[41]
The orbiters have larger antennas and more powerful radios, and can relay data to earth faster than the rover could do directly.
Typically 225 kbit/day of commands are transmitted to the rover directly from Earth, at a data rate of 1–2 kbit/s, during a 15 minute (900 second) transmit window, while the larger volumes of data collected by the rover are returned via satellite relay.[26]:46
The one-way communication delay with Earth varies from 4 to 22 minutes, depending on the planets' relative positions, with 12.5 minutes being the average.[42]
At landing, telemetry was monitored by the Mars Odyssey satellite, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and ESA's Mars Express.
Odyssey is capable of relaying UHF telemetry back to Earth in real time.
The relay time varies with the distance between the two planets and took 13:46 minutes at the time of landing.[43][44]
Fonte ..... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_Science_Laboratory

Communications: Curiosity is equipped with significant telecommunication redundancy by several means – an X band transmitter and receiver that can communicate directly with Earth, and a UHF Electra-Lite software-defined radio for communicating with Mars orbiters.[19]
Communication with orbiters is expected to be the main path for data return to Earth, since the orbiters have both more power and larger antennas than the lander allowing for faster transmission speeds.[19]
Telecommunication includes a small deep space transponder on the descent stage and a solid-state power amplifier on the rover for X-Band. The rover also has two UHF radios,[19] the signals of which the Mars Odyssey satellite is capable of relaying back to Earth. An average of 14 minutes, 6 seconds will be required for signals to travel between Earth and Mars.[27]
Curiosity can communicate with Earth directly at speeds up to 32 kbit/s, but the bulk of the data transfer should be relayed through the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and Odyssey orbiter.
Data transfer speeds between Curiosity and each orbiter may reach 2 Mbit/s and 256 kbit/s, respectively, but each orbiter is only able to communicate with Curiosity for about eight minutes per day.[28]
JPL is the central data distribution hub where selected data products are provided to remote science operations sites as needed.
JPL is also the central hub for the uplink process, though participants are distributed at their respective home institutions.[19]
At landing, telemetry was monitored by three orbiters, depending on their dynamic location: the Mars Odyssey, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and ESA's Mars Express satellite.[29]
Fonte ..... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curiosity_rover


Inoltre .....

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http://deepspace.jpl.nasa.gov/dsn/

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Intanto l'ente spaziale americano annuncia la prossima missione su Marte .....
NASA announces new mission to Mars .....

By: Zach Rosenberg (Washington DC - 19 hours ago)

Source: Flight International

As NASA's Curiosity rover roams across the Martian surface, the space agency is already looking towards its next mission to the red planet.

Announced on 20 August, NASA's next Discovery-class mission will be a new Mars lander called "InSight".

This will place an immobile lander on the surface to investigate the interior of the planet. Despite a good deal of research into the surface characteristics of Mars, relatively little is known about the planet's interior or how it was formed.

The probe, due to launch in 2016, will drill about 9m (30ft) beneath the Martian surface to measure heat and seismic activity. It will also use radio equipment to measure how the planet is affected by the sun, which will reveal more about the planet's internal composition.

The InSight mission was included as a possibility in the National Academy of Sciences' influential Decadal Survey for planetary sciences, the once-a-decade list of the US government's scientific priorities, which is used to guide science funding. Two riskier missions to comets and Titan, one of Saturn's moons, were rejected. The mission is planned to last for 720 days.

Due to planetary alignment, flights to Mars are much less energy-intensive during certain timeframes, and missions outside of those periods become much more expensive - and thus less feasible. Because of the mission's complexity and the frequent delays associated with space programmes, researchers were concerned that the 2016 launch window would slip away unused, concerns which now appear largely mollified.

As with the ongoing Curiosity mission, InSight will be flown by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California.

NASA is currently undertaking an intensive study of Mars, the nearest planet in the solar system. The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) orbiter is scheduled for launch in late 2013, and landing people on Mars remains a stated, albeit distant, goal.

NASA is developing the Space Launch System (SLS), an ultra-heavy launch vehicle, and the Lockheed Martin Orion capsule for long-range spaceflight and interplanetary exploration; while no destinations have been set for the SLS, Mars is considered to be a prime candidate.
Il sito ufficiale ..... http://insight.jpl.nasa.gov/

"Scientific American" ..... http://www.scientificamerican.com/artic ... rs-mission

UK Space Agency ..... http://www.bis.gov.uk/ukspaceagency/new ... red-planet

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"Curiosity" ..... nuove immagini da Marte .....
New Mars Curiosity Landscape Images Surprise Scientists .....
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Immagini riprese dallo spazio .....

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Orbiter View of Curiosity From Nearly Straight Overhead .....

Details such as the shadow of the mast on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity appear in an image taken Aug. 17, 2012, by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, from more directly overhead than previous HiRISE images of Curiosity. In this product, cutouts showing the rover and other hardware or ground markings from the landing of the Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft are presented across the top of a larger, quarter-resolution overview keyed to the full-resolution cutouts. North is up. The scale bar is 200 meters (one-eighth of a mile).

Curiosity landed Aug. 5, PDT (Aug. 6, EDT). HiRISE imaged the spacecraft during its descent http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/6739 ... 46-710.jpg (PIA15993), on the first day after landing http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/6746 ... 1-946c.jpg (PIA16001) and on the sixth day after landing http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/6764 ... 46-710.jpg (PIA16001). This image was acquired looking more directly down (9 degree roll angle) than the prior images so the pixel scale is improved to approximately 11 inches (27 centimeters) per pixel. Each cutout is individually stretched to best show the information without saturation. A special noise cleaning method was applied to the images by Paul Geissler of U.S. Geological Survey.

The shadow of Curiosity's mast extends southeast from the rover, opposite the solar illumination direction.

Dark spots on the left-side cutouts created streaks radial to the descent-stage impact site. They may be from far-flung rocks or objects associated with the impact. Seven bright spots associated with the descent stage crash site, as well, may be pieces of hardware.

There are also bright pieces scattered around the backshell, mostly downrange, and interesting detail in the parachute.

The rover is approximately 4,900 feet (1,500 meters) away from the heat shield, about 2,020 feet (615 meters) away from the parachute and back shell, and approximately 2,100 feet (650 meters) away from the discoloration consistent with the impact of the sky crane.

Other products from the same HiRISE observation can be found at: http://www.uahirise.org/ESP_028401_1755 .

HiRISE is one of six instruments on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The University of Arizona, Tucson, operates the orbiter's HiRISE camera, which was built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Boulder, Colo. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Project for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington. Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver, built the spacecraft.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona/USGS

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Schema illustrativo di come il rover comunica con la Terra .....

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Curiosity Speaks and Orbiters Listen .....

This chart illustrates how NASA's Curiosity rover talks to Earth. While the rover can send direct messages, it communicates more efficiently with the help of spacecraft in orbit, including NASA's Odyssey and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, and the European Space Agency's Mars Express. NASA's Deep Space Network of antennae across the globe receive the transmissions, and send them to the Mars Science Laboratory mission operations center at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.

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Panorama marziano .....

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Landing Site Panorama, with the Heights of Mount Sharp .....

This color panorama shows a 360-degree view of the landing site of NASA's Curiosity rover, including the highest part of Mount Sharp visible to the rover. That part of Mount Sharp is approximately 12 miles (20 kilometers) away from the rover.

› View full size ..... http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/6809 ... 000pix.jpg
› View raw image ..... http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/6810 ... 0000px.jpg

The images were obtained by the rover's 34-millimeter Mast Camera. The mosaic, which stretches about 29,000 pixels across by 7,000 pixels high, includes 130 images taken on Aug. 8 and an additional 10 images taken on Aug. 198. These images were shot before the camera was fully characterized.

Scientists enhanced the color in one version to show the Martian scene as it would appear under the lighting conditions we have on Earth, which helps in analyzing the terrain. A raw version is also available.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

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Guardando indietro .....

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Looking Back at Tracks from Sol 24 Drive .....

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity drove about 70 feet (about 21 meters) on the mission's 21st Martian day, or sol (Aug. 30, 2012) and then took images with its Navigation Camera that are combined into this scene, which includes the fresh tracks.
The view is centered toward the west-northwest.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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Messaggio da gattovolante » 2 settembre 2012, 0:36

Niente da fare.... ogni immagine nuova che manda quella scaldapizzette da lassù.. mi emoziona!!
Eppure si tratta di semplici rocce, cavolo!! :roll: :mrgreen:
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Colpi di laser ..... :rightfighter3:

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Marks of Laser Exam on Martian Soil .....

The Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity used its laser to examine side-by-side points in a target patch of soil, leaving the marks apparent in this before-and-after comparison.

The two images were taken by ChemCam's Remote Micro-Imager from a distance of about 11.5 feet (3.5 meters). The diameter of the circular field of view is about 3.1 inches (7.9 centimeters).

Researchers used ChemCam to study this soil target, named "Beechey," during the 19th Martian day, or sol, of Curiosity's mission (Aug. 25, 2012). The observation mode, called a five-by-one raster, is a way to investigate chemical variability at short scale on rock or soil targets. For the Beechey study, each point received 50 shots of the instrument's laser. The points on the target were studied in sequence left to right. Each shot delivers more than a million watts of power for about five one-billionths of a second. The energy from the laser excites atoms in the target into a glowing state, and the instrument records the spectra of the resulting glow to identify what chemical elements are present in the target.

The holes seen here have widths of about 0.08 inch to 0.16 inch (2 to 4 millimeters), much larger than the size of the laser spot (0.017 inch or 0.43 millimeter at this distance). This demonstrates the power of the laser to evacuate dust and small unconsolidated grains. A preliminary analysis of the spectra recorded during this raster study show that the first laser shots look alike for each of the five points, but then variability is seen from shot to shot in a given point and from point to point.

ChemCam was developed, built and tested by the U.S. Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory in partnership with scientists and engineers funded by France's national space agency, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) and research agency, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, manages the Mars Science Laboratory Project, including Curiosity, for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington. JPL designed and built the rover.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/LANL/ CNES/IRAP/LPGN/CNRS

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richelieu ha scritto: Each shot delivers more than a million watts of power for about five one-billionths of a second.
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Il secondo emendamento ha dato alla testa agli amerighani...
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AirGek ha scritto:Il secondo emendamento ha dato alla testa agli amerighani...
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